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Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


Twitter's New Limited Reply Feature Addresses Harassment, But Amplifies Echo-Chambers

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 11, 2020 11:38AM

The tradeoffs seem to run explicitly counter to Twitter’s other stated goals, namely the desire to address echo chambers and the spread of disinformation. 

Why Dave Rubin’s Gated Community Sites are No ‘Big Tech Solution’

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 5, 2020 11:42AM

Rubin's "Locals" neither solves Big Tech's problems or even appears to seriously engage with them. 

California’s Consumer Privacy Act Seeks to Overhaul Online Data Rights

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 29, 2019 11:32AM

California's bill could be the most important milestone to date concerning personal data privacy in the U.S. 

TikTok Bans Teen Makeup Artist for Calling Out China’s Detention Camps

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 21, 2019 11:01AM

The company continues to insist their decision had nothing to do with the Chinese government. 

Can Google’s Anti-Deepfake Trials Prevent the New Disinformation Age?

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 30, 2019 11:03AM

The short answer? Probably not. 

WSJ Investigation Exposes Google’s For-Profit Search Manipulations

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 28, 2019 11:37AM

A new investigative report has put Google's claims of not manually intervening in search results to the test. 

Leaked Richard Spencer Audio Looks Terrible for His Apologists

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 9, 2019 11:39AM

In the past, mainstream media and online reactionaries have equivocated about calling Spencer a Nazi. That's exactly what he wants. 

#SaveLuna: The Conservative Media Outrage Story Based on Lies

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 2, 2019 11:47AM

Jeffrey Younger's viral tale of his child's forced gender transition by their ideologically domineering mother is now looking like complete bullshit. 

The House Overwhelmingly Passed A New Digital Copyright Bill. Here Are Some Concerns.

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 27, 2019 11:27AM

The CASE Act passed the House of Representatives by a staggering 410–6 vote despite holding no hearings and no debates on the matter.

Bipartisan Congressional Coalition Demands Tech Companies End Support for Chinese Gov't

  • Bailey Steen
  • Oct 26, 2019 11:01AM

Two letters signed by members of both parties strongly condemned censorship from companies like Apple and Blizzard on behalf of the Chinese government.